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Sachin Bishnoi, accused in Sidhu Moosewala murder case, extradited to India from Azerbaijan's Baku

According to police, Sachin Bishnoi is an important member of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang and had demanded ransom from Dubai- based businessman.

Nivedita Dash Edited By: Nivedita Dash @Nivedita0503 New Delhi Updated on: August 01, 2023 16:37 IST
Sachin Bishnoi
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Sachin Bishnoi, one of the accused in singer Sidhu Moosewala murder case was on Tuesday extradited to India from Azerbaijan's Baku. According to police, Sachin Bishnoi is an important member of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang and had demanded ransom from Dubai- based businessman. Patiala House Court on Tuesday granted 10-day remand of Sachin Bishnoi alias Sachin Thapan to Delhi Police. Singer Sidhu Moosewala, was shot dead in Punjab's Mansa district on May 29, 2022.

Sachin Bishnoi, who is said to be the nephew of Lawrrace Bishnoi, has been actively involved in crimmal activities like robbery, extortion, land grabbing, and kidnapping. Special CP of Delhi Police, HGS Dhaliwal said, "Today Special Cell has extradited Sachin Bishnoi from Baku, Azerbaijan. He (Sachin Bishnoi) took responsibility of killing Sidhu Moosewala, two days after he was shot. The Union Home Minister had a meeting with the CM for the first time in August 2022, since then. The work of extradition of criminals and terrorists had started, this is the second success in this episode. This morning Sachin Bishnoi was brought from Azerbaijan. Earlier 4 shooters were arrested. According to the information so far, a total of 15 cases have been registered against it in different states. Lawrence's mother is Sachin's aunt. The Bolero vehicle that was used in the murder of Moosewala was arranged by him. The weapons used in the murder were arranged."

Lawrence Bishnoi gang member Goldy Brar, who reached Canada on a student visa in 2017, had allegedly claimed responsibility for the murder of Sidhu Moosewala.

Brar is accused of committing these crimes while being in Canada and is currently under investigation, but is not charged with any criminal offences in Canada, the statement said. Goldy Brar, who belongs to Punjab's Muktsar, has been on the run since then.

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